Grand Prairie, Texas Parking Lot Striping
Grand Prairie is a DFW mid-city in Dallas, Ellis, and Tarrant Counties in Texas, covering about 81 square miles. It is a suburb of both Fort Worth and Dallas and in 2006 had a population of 153,812. The Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is 5 to 10 minutes north of the city. The eastern boundary lies 12 miles west of downtown Dallas and the western boundary 15 miles east of Fort Worth. Passing east and west throughout Grand Prairie and connecting the city with major markets are Interstate 30, a strong recreation and industry corridor, and Interstate 20, developing as a significant retail and corporate location. Because of its inner location and vicinity to air and highway transportation infrastructure, Grand Prairie also is a firm distribution center. Most of the Great Southwest Industrial District's approximately 80-million square feet lies in Grand Prairie. Easy access to the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, huge home-grown markets of Dallas and Fort Worth, and rail and interstate highways continue to interest new construction of warehouse, distribution, and manufacturing buildings.
Different Types of Wheel Stops (Concrete, Rubber, Plastic)
Wheel stops are used commonly in parking lots and sometimes by homeowners as well. These prevent cars from moving past a particular point and also reduce the risk of impact with something you shouldn’t be hitting. There are different kinds of wheel stops which are more beneficial depending on the type of vehicle using them and the surface where they will be installed.
Usually wheel stops are made of rubber, concrete, or plastic. It depends on the requirement of the user which wheel stop will be best in the parking area. Size of the wheel stop depends on the vehicles which will park beside them. Oftentimes, parking lot owners rely on wheel stops made of rubber or concrete. These are easy to install and can be replaced easily as well when they wear out.
Rubber wheel stops are manufactured from recycled rubber tires. These wheel stops have multiple benefits. One is that they are recycled material. Another is that they aren't as rough as concrete so if a vehicle comes in contact with them, it is less likely to get all dinged up. Not only that but rubber is also very durable and long lasting as compared to other materials. It has a high resistance to moisture, oil, UV light, and extreme temperatures. There ease of installation is due to their light weight compared to concrete but they are more expensive. The height of a wheel stop can vary according to your needs. A usual wheel stop is six inches in height.
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